Tag Archives: Queen Elizabeth

Queen Laments Passing Of Husband In Xmas Message

PBS NewsHour reports: Queen Elizabeth II in her Christmas Day message shared the pain she felt after the death of her husband as she encouraged people everywhere to celebrate with friends and family, despite the grief caused by the ongoing pandemic. Saying she understood the difficulty of spending the holiday season “with one familiar laugh missing,” the monarch delivered her …

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Sprained Back Sidelines Queen From Military Tribute

The Associated Press reports: Queen Elizabeth II missed out on the Remembrance Sunday service in London to pay tribute to Britain’s war dead because she sprained her back, Buckingham Palace said Sunday. The service is one of the most important events on the 95-year-old monarch’s calendar, and was meant to be her first public appearance after taking a few weeks …

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Ailing Queen Elizabeth Advised To Rest For Two Weeks

The Associated Press reports: Queen Elizabeth II has been advised to rest for at least the next two weeks, accepting doctors’ recommendations to take on only light duties and not travel, Buckingham Palace said Friday. The decision comes days after the 95-year-old sovereign underwent medical tests and spent the night at London’s King Edward VII’s Hospital, her first such stay …

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Hot Mic Catches Queen Elizabeth Tearing Into World Leaders On Climate Change: They Talk, They Don’t Do

The Washington Post reports: Queen Elizabeth II is not amused. Britain’s monarch has hit out world leaders who “talk” but they “don’t do” on climate change, remarks that have been interpreted as expressing a degree of exasperation at possible no-shows for the upcoming COP26 climate conference. Her remarks weren’t meant for public consumption — this is the queen, after all, …

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Queen Elizabeth Hosts Her 13th US President [VIDEO]

Reuters reports: Britain’s Queen Elizabeth met U.S President Joe Biden under the canopy of the world’s largest indoor rainforest on Friday as she hosted a reception for leaders of the Group of Seven richest nations, who are holding a three-day summit. At the reception, held at the Eden Project, whose distinctive bubble-like Biomes house thousands of plant varieties, the queen …

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Buckingham Palace: Take Queen’s Pic Off Trump Bus

Buzzfeed News reports: Buckingham Palace has made a formal request to have a doctored image of Queen Elizabeth II wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat and a QAnon brooch removed from a “Trump Train” bus that was seen at a rally held by Reps. Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene in Florida last week. A Palace spokesperson told BuzzFeed …

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Queen Zooms Vax Plea: “Think About Other People”

The BBC reports: The Queen has urged the public to “think about other people” and get a Covid jab when they are offered one. The monarch, 94, and the Duke of Edinburgh, 99, received their first doses of the vaccine in January. In a video call with health leaders delivering the Covid vaccine across the UK, the Queen was asked …

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Britain’s Prince Philip, 99, Hospitalized “As Precaution”

The BBC reports: The Duke of Edinburgh was admitted to hospital on Tuesday evening “as a precautionary measure” after feeling unwell, Buckingham Palace has said. Prince Philip, 99, was taken to the King Edward VII Hospital in London, the statement added. A palace source told the BBC that he travelled by car to the hospital, where he was admitted as …

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Queen To Host Biden And Other G7 Leaders In June

The Sunday Times reports: The Queen will lead a post-Brexit charm offensive by hosting Joe Biden and other world leaders at Buckingham Palace before the G7 summit in Cornwall in June. She will be joined at the “soft power” reception in June by the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge under plans …

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100 Year-Old Knighted For NHS Campaign Has COVID

The BBC reports: Captain Sir Tom Moore has been admitted to hospital with coronavirus, his daughter has said. The 100-year-old, who raised almost £33m for the NHS, was taken to Bedford Hospital after requiring help with his breathing, Hannah Ingram-Moore said on Twitter. She said he had been treated for pneumonia over the past few weeks and last week tested …

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Queen Emphasizes Hope In Annual Xmas Speech

The Washington Post reports: In one of Queen Elizabeth II’s most memorable speeches, she referred to the year of 1992 as an “annus horribilis,” a Latin term for horrible year. During her televised Christmas broadcast last year, she described 2019 as “quite bumpy,” after a string of tumultuous events that shook Britain and the monarchy. While the queen has not …

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Queen Elizabeth To Get Vax When Other “Over-80s” Do

The Independent reports: The Queen of England and Prince Philip are expected to get the Covid-19 vaccine within the next few weeks, in line with national guidelines on the prioritisation of vulnerable groups. A source told The Mail on Sunday that Queen Elizabeth II, 94, and Prince Philip, 99, will not get preferential treatment, but will instead “wait in line” …

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Queen Knights WWII Vet Who Raised $41M For NHS

NBC News reports: The WWII veteran who raised millions for Britain’s National Health Service during the coronavirus pandemic was bestowed the highest of accolades on Friday receiving knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II. Sir Tom Moore, whose fundraising campaign captured the hearts of the country, met with the Queen at Windsor Castle for a private ceremony with members of his family. …

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LIVE VIDEO: Queen Elizabeth Speaks About Pandemic

The BBC reports: The Queen is to stress the value of self-discipline and resolve during the coronavirus pandemic in a special address to the nation on Sunday. In a rare speech, she will acknowledge the grief, pain and financial difficulties Britons are facing during this “time of disruption”. She will also thank NHS staff and key workers, and emphasise the …

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Queen Elizabeth Dons Gloves Per Advice On Virus

The Independent reports: Queen Elizabeth donned a pair of gloves during an investiture ceremony Tuesday — the first time she has done so in more than 60 years — amid snowballing coronavirus fears in the UK and around the world, according to new reports. The 93-year-old monarch was pictured wearing a pair of long white gloves — which also covered …

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Queen To Address “Bumpy” Year In Xmas Speech

The Associated Press reports: Queen Elizabeth II plans to acknowledge that both Britain and her family have endured a difficult year by saying during her Christmas message that it has been a “bumpy” time. The pre-recorded message will be broadcast in Britain and the Commonwealth nations on Christmas Day. She is thought to be referring both to Britain’s tortuous path …

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Boris Johnson Asks Queen To Dissolve Parliament

The Metro reports: Boris Johnson left Downing Street this morning to visit the Queen at Buckingham Palace as campaigning for the general election kicked off. The prime minister must formally ask the Queen to dissolve Parliament – shutting it down for five weeks – ahead of the 12 December election. Mr Johnson will then return to Downing Street where he …

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Queen To Parliament: Brexit By Oct. 31st Is Top Priority

Agence France-Presse reports: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday set out his government’s priorities at a parliamentary ceremony full of pomp and pageantry attended by the queen, with Brexit top of the agenda. But with time running out for an amicable divorce deal before EU leaders meet later this week, few of the proposals look likely to be enacted, …

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Boris Johnson Denies Lying To Queen About Parliament

The Guardian reports: Boris Johnson has denied lying to the Queen over the suspension of parliament, insisting such claims were “absolutely not” true. Speaking on a visit to NLV Pharos, a lighthouse tender, which is moored alongside HMS Belfast on the Thames, he was asked if he had lied to the Queen when he asked her to prorogue parliament for …

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Queen Approves Tory Request To Suspend Parliament

Sky News reports: The Queen has approved Boris Johnson’s request to suspend parliament from the middle of next month, which will restrict MPs’ ability to block a no-deal Brexit. In a move prompting a furious political row, parliament will be prorogued in the week beginning 9 September until 14 October. This is the date on which a new Queen’s Speech …

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